UKMW prompts 4th correction in last year to media claim that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital

UK Media Watch

An hour ago, we tweeted and emailed Times of London to complain about the following passage in a Jan. 26th political round-up titled ‘Issues on the table at trade talks‘.

We heard back immediately from Times of London editors to inform us that they corrected the passage, which now reads:

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This represents the fourth British media correction we’ve prompted on this very same issue within the last year.

  • In August, UK Media Watch prompted a correction to a Guardian report which included a sentencesuggesting to readers that Tel Aviv was Israel’s capital.
  • In June, UK Media Watch prompted a correction to a Times of London article which twice used “Tel Aviv” as a synonym for Israel’s capital.
  • In…

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